A PARTLY retrospective planning application has been made for change of use of part of the former Prince of Wales Quarry at Sanding Road, Tintagel for eco-tourism.

The site has a reception building with a kitchen and shower facilities, four Kudhva (the Cornish name for hideout) cabins raised from the ground on seven foot high poles, a tipi camping field for four tipis, a two-storey Danish cabin bunk house and water treatment plant. Some of the structures have been in place since 2017.

In 2021 there were 1,200 visitors to the complex, which has been featured in the national press for its eco-focused ethos. The applicant, Louise Middleton, is also seeking planning consent for a new barn tostore equipment.

• PLANS to demolish a garage and replace it with a triple garage, with two-bedroomed holiday accommodation in the loft space, in the garden of April Cottage, Pancrasweek have been rejected by planners.

The refusal notice said the proposed building, due to its modern appearance and scale on a small plot of land in the setting of historic buildings, was not considered to be appropriate

in the local neighbourhood.

• A FORMER workshop and garage on a plot of land at Langstone Villa, Coad’s Green, can be demolished to make way for a one-and-a-half storey home.

• PRE-APPLICATION advice has been sought for plans to convert and extend a redundant barn on land at Bowdah House, Week St Mary, into a home.

• PERMISSION has been applied for to change the use of a barn at Berrington Farm, Ashwater from offices to a home with the insertion of roof lights.

• A GARAGE at Rose Cottage, Bridgerule may be converted into an office – permission

has been applied for.